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Trafi selects new driving licence manufacturer

9/24/18, 1:40 PM

Trafi has chosen a new driving licence manufacturer. Gemalto Oy was selected as Trafi’s driving licence supplier on the basis of a competitive tender. The contract period starts in April 2019 and runs for four years.

Trafi is responsible for sourcing driving licences for a variety of vehicles and permits related to professional drivers’ competence. The contract concluded covers a total of 19 different licence types for all modes of transport - road traffic driving licences and tachograph cards, train drivers’ permits, seafarers' certificates of competency, watercraft registration certificates as well as aviation crew member certificates. Around 400,000 cards are produced every year.

"From Trafi's point of view the competitive tender can be considered successful, and the tender prices can be kept under control”, observed Department Head Kimmo Pylväs.

The contact includes the possibility of an extension.

Background information on the selected company

Gemalto Oy operates in Vantaa and, as part of the Gemalto Group, produces digital security solutions for millions of people worldwide.

In Finland, Gemalto Oy manufactures high technology and high security products for personal identification such as biometric and visual passports, identity cards and driving licences. Gemalto has government customers around the world. Bespoke high security products for Finnish government customers and banks are also produced at Vantaa.

Further information

Development Manager Pekka M. Hiltunen, tel. +358 (0)29 5345 557, pekka.m.hiltunen(at)trafi.fi - Trafi
CEO Tommi Nordberg, p. +358 (0)9 8941 4303, tommi.nordberg(at)gemalto.com - Gemalto Oy